Under the direction of the designated administrator in First Year Programs (FYP) & Learning Communities (LC), the Learning Services Coordinator (Student Services Program Coordinator) develops and administers day-to-day program activities and educational support for the Academic Achievement Center (AAC), housed in First Year Programs and Learning Communities. The Center is designed to provide holistic academic support to students as they transition to and persist at the University.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides coordination for department initiatives; processes and maintains necessary records and electronic files required to support the program, including student records.
Coaches and advises students regarding academic programs and student success; monitors student progress and compliance with university scholastic standards, course and graduation requirements.
Teaches First Year Experience (FYE) course(s), and may teach other department course(s).
Creates, manages and oversees various program databases such as UConn Connects, NEXUS, special student cohorts, and annual programmatic success.
Assists in the recruitment, training and monitoring of peer education programs such as student mentors, coaches and Supplemental Instruction leaders.
Develops marketing materials both print and digital formats.
Assists in the planning and execution of large FYP, LC & AAC events.
Assists with program evaluation and data collection needed for department performance reports.
Assists in developing and implementing outreach efforts for students' success.
Coordinates and plans programs, conferences, meetings, seminars, with responsibility to make all necessary arrangements, including travel, and coordinates events and details.
Assists in the supervision, training, evaluation and assigns work to student workers; establishes work schedules and work priorities; recommends student staffing needs and assists in hiring decisions.
Responsible for developing and maintaining constructive, professional working relationships with faculty, staff, students and all levels of university administrators. Serves as a liaison between program and other University offices, external organizations and the public.
Responsible for special projects, that require technical knowledge and understanding of the unit's programs and activities that may be short-term, long-term, or on-going.
Provides additional support for FYP & LC department as needed.
Required to work occasional weekend or irregular hours.
Performs related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in education or related field.
Four to five years of experience in education.
Demonstrated experience and the ability to utilize and manage various databases.
Ability to provide academic support, effectively implement recruiting strategies, and interpret educational records and related information.
Administrative skills including the ability to perform and coordinate administrative functions.
Ability to advise, guide, and work with diverse student populations.
Demonstrated proficiency and creativity in Microsoft products including Excel and Publisher.
Demonstrated strong writing skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Volunteer management experience.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Master's degree in education, counseling or related field.
Web site design, WordPress, PeopleSoft, social media.
Student supervisory experience.
12-month, full-time position
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #494615 to upload aresume, cover letter,and contact information forthree (3) professional references.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on July 9, 2020.
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Internal Number: 494615-2276_1591783533
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